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cuation of one fort required the evacuation of all. Mr. Baldwin, of Augusta, moved to amend the amendment by inserting athe word "ought," the words "in the interests of peace." Mr. Baldwin said that he had understood the gentleman from Princess t to the amendment read "for purposes of pacifi cation." Mr. Baldwin adopted the suggestion, and Mr. Wise accepted the amendmegard to the claimed distinctions between the forts, and Mr. Baldwin replied. The vote was then taken, and the amendmentse, and Wysor.--60. Naye.--Messrs. Armstrong, Aston, Baldwin. Alfred M. Barbour, Baylor, Berlin, Blow, Boggess, Boyd, Bobjection being made, the amendment was withdrawn. Mr. Baldwin moved to amend the 12th resolution by adding thereto theich he did not consider germanin to the resolution. Mr. Baldwin appreciated the force of the objection. He was not stre future policy." Mr. Speed explained his amendment. Mr. Baldwin replied, directing his remarks to the amendment offered
ions pending since the failure of the Peace Conference, and he could see no good reason for adopting a resolution referring to negotiations for adjustment. Mr. Baldwin hoped the resolution would be retained. It contained the only remonstrance; against action on the part of the seceded States to provoke hostilities; and this, on demanded a conference with the Border States; if they refused to take any action, then Virginia would be left free to act as the circumstances required. Mr. Baldwin moved to amend the amendment by filling the first blank with the word "Frankfort," but withdrew it. He then moved to strike out from the amendment the words "at — on the --day of --." Mr. Baldwin spoke briefly upon his amendment. Mr. Moore, of Rockbridge, moved that the Committee rise, which was agreed to, and the Committee rose and reported progress. In Convention. Mr. Marr, of Fauquier, stated that he was reported in the Richmond Enquirer, which reports officially, as
s the seceded States, that they shall not be subjected to Federal authority, that no attempt shall be made to reinforce the forts possessed by the United States, or to recapture those within the seceded States, or exact payment of imposts, &c. An effort was made by the extreme Union men, headed by Mr. Carlile, to strike out a material portion of the resolution, but it secured only seventeen votes. A modification was made, however, drawing a distinction between forts, which Messrs. Summers, Baldwin, and their friends, maintain are of "national" importance, (such as Fort Jefferson on the Tortugas, and Fort Taylor at Key West,) and those which are situated inland. The resolution, as thus amended, was adopted. The 13th resolution was amended, on motion of Mr. Johnson, of Richmond, and passed in the following from: In the opinion of this Convention, the people of Virginia would regard any action of the Federal Government or of the Confederated States, tending to produce a collision